Jose Manuel Calderon (190 cm) has been picked up by NBA franchise the Atlanta Hawks on a short term contract. The Spanish veteran has been playing with the LA Lakers this 2016/2017 season, but was released by the club last month. He had limited minutes in Los Angeles, but featured in 24 games. Over those appearances, Jose Manuel Calderon managed averages of 3.3 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game.
The point guard is a long-term fixture in the NBA. Calderon has not played in Europe since leaving Vitoria (Spain, ACB) in 2006. Over the last decade, he has been mostly known for his time with the Toronto Raptors, although the Spanish ex-international has also played for the Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks.